NFS News Archive October, 2010

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Not For Sale Welcomes New members of ATEST

The Not For Sale Campaign would like to welcome The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), EXPAT-USA, Safe Horizons, and World Vision, to The Alliance to End Slavery & Trafficking (ATEST), a diverse alliance of U.S.-based human rights organizations acting in unity to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking. The Not For Sale Campaign is a proud member of ATEST, based in Washington, D.C. “The addition of these four organizations, with their diverse expertise fighting the different forms of slavery around the world, significantly enhances our ability to work collaboratively and create lasting solutions to one of the most significant human rights challenges of our time,” said Meredith Larson, ATEST’s director. “ATEST was created with the goal of bringing together a broad set of leading U.S.-based actors to help end modern-day slavery and human trafficking at home and abroad. The addition of these four outstanding organizations significantly enhances our ability to work toward positive social change.”


NFS Presents the Air1 FREEDOM TOUR!

Beginning October 29th…. Not For Sale is going across the US with the AIR1 FREEDOM TOUR! Join The Wrecking, Satellites & Sirens, Vota, and special guest Big Kettledrum for a night of amazing music and opportunities for action in the movement to end slavery. We’re traveling West from Kansas City to California. Meet the bands, […]

The NEW NFS Chocolate Campaign

Have you seen The Dark Side of Chocolate? Host a chocolate campaign with screening of the powerful film that will take you into the cocoa plantations of Africa for a closer look at how your favorite candy is made. Join in the campaign to Raise the Bar in the cocoa industry and stand against slave labor in our supply chains!

Free2Play’s Jeremy Affeldt in the World Series!

Relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt of the San Francisco Giants has started to garner a lot of media attention in the last month and not just because of his skills on the mound. He recently received his team’s nomination for the Roberto Clemente Award which is given annually to a player who demonstrates the values the lateRoberto Clemente displayed in his commitment to community and understanding the value of helping others. His participation with Not For Sale and Team Free2Play has started to make headlines.

This Halloween | Give Chocolate Back!

Fall is Fast Approaching . . . On October 31, 2010, families across the US and Canada will unite to help: *END forced labor in the cocoa industry *ERADICATE poverty among cocoa farmers * PROMOTE Fair Trade * CHANGE Consumer Habits… …by giving Fair Trade chocolate back to adults as they Trick-or-Treat in their communities this Halloween. What is Reverse Trick-or-Treating? Children (+ high school/college […]

Just 9 days away | The Global Forum on Human Trafficking

JOIN KAILASH SATYARTHI & OTHER GLOBAL LEADERS DESIGNING A SLAVE-FREE FUTURE Not For Sale is thrilled to welcome Kailash Satyarthi, Chairperson of the Global March Against Child Labor, as a speaker at the 2010 Global Forum on Human Trafficking | October 14-15! Satyarthi is a world-renowned expert and activist in the global fight to end modern-day slavery. Don’t […]

Coming to a Backyard Near You . . .

GET TRAINED AS A MODERN-DAY ABOLITIONIST! Happening in cities across the U.S. and abroad, the Backyard Academy is an exciting 3-day crash course into the modern-day Abolitionist Movement. Join fellow Abolitionists in the moving main-stage plenaries, and then choose a specific track of break-out sessions that aligns with your unique interests. You’ll earn a Certificate […]

Tickets Available | The Abolition Concert

The Second Annual ABOLITION CONCERT is coming soon! PERFORMANCES BY: The Wrecking, Paul Colman, Brant Christopher, The Museum, Enation, Rachael Lampa, NomiS, and more!! Watch as we celebrate the work of Kru Nam and encourage the future efforts with children who have escaped a life of sexual exploitation in Thailand. All proceeds of this event go […]


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